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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SH-24
Corporate Name: C. C. Swindell
Local Name:
Owner Name: C. C. Swindell
Location: Unknown
County: Shelby
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1908
End Year: 1910
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1908 to 1910
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber and shingles
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: A center crank steam engine No. 25600, with Ames boiler
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill, Dixie shingle machine, 36-inch shingle saw, shingle-packaging machine
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Houston East & West Texas
Historicial Development: C. C. Swindell mortgaged to I. N. Rowe for $619 his “center crank steam engine No. 25600, with Ames boiler, and 1 sawmill complete.” In 1910, he mortgaged to Dilley for $127 a shingle machine, a shingle saw, and shingle packaging machine. C. C. Swindell was enumerated at Precinct 5, residence 36, on Logansport Road, in 1910.
Research Date: MCJ 02-29-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson